Frequently Asked Questions

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When and where do you rehearse?

We rehearse every Thursday night at Metro Baptist Church in Hell's Kitchen (40th St. between 9th and Dyer Aves.) from 7:30-10:30 p.m.
 

When and where do you perform?

Voices of Gotham performs numerous times throughout the year — both in concert and in competition — across the country, as well as in and around New York City. Transportation is provided for paid engagements.
Our next performance is March 20th, 2016. For a detailed look at our rehearsal and performance schedule, visit our calendar. 
 

What are the attendance requirements for members?

It is our desire that every member attend 85% to 90% of our weekly rehearsals as well as every concert and competition.
 

How does Voices of Gotham learn its music?

Upon becoming a member, you will be invited to the chorus' Google drive folder, where you will find both sheet music and learning tracks for our current and past repertoire.
 

Are there fees for Voices of Gotham?

Voices of Gotham is an affiliate of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS), and operates with the following dues structure:

$205.00 — Regular Member over 25, new to BHS

$60.00 — Youth Member 25 or under, new to BHS

$195.00 — Regular Member over 25, multiple years in BHS

$122.50 — Youth Member 25 or under, multiple years in BHS

$60.00 — Dual Membership in another BHS chapter

Members can spread their annual dues over the course of eighteen months with the BHS EZDues Installment Plan, providing eighteen months of membership for the price of twelve. Please inquire with our Secretary, Dylan Lupo, for more information.
 

What does Voices of Gotham wear?

Voices of Gotham has two performing outfits, for formal and informal concerts:

Formal

  • Gotham grey suit  (approximately $120)
  • Black dress shoes and socks
  • A white dress shirt (and white undershirt)
  • A Voices of Gotham custom tie
  • A Voices of Gotham "Live in the Seventh" wrist band

Informal

  • Clean blue jeans with no rips or holes
  • Clean sneakers
  • A Voices of Gotham "Live in the Seventh" T-shirt
  • A Voices of Gotham "Live in the Seventh" wrist band